By Richard Parks

Rangers fans have taken to Twitter to express their delight after teenager Ciaran Dickson revealed that he has agreed a professional contract with the club.

The midfielder, 17, took to his personal Twitter account on Sunday evening to share his “delight” at penning terms with his boyhood club.

The Rangers academy product, who has been capped by Scotland at Under-16 level, is regarded as one of the outstanding players in the club’s youth set-up.

Rangers have not reported on their official site that Dickson has penned a deal, although that is not unusual for academy players.

Supporters are nonetheless delighted that the young gun has been tied down for a lengthy period and urged him to take what is a “brilliant” opportunity when there has “never been a better time to come through “Auchenhowie”.

Here is a selection of their messages on Twitter:


Dickson is highly thought of within the academy ranks at Rangers, which has flourished under the guidance of Craig Mulholland in recent times.

Versatile defender Ross McCrorie has made the step up to the first team seem an easy one this season and has emerged as the poster boy of the much-improved youth set-up.

In other Rangers news, Graeme Souness has revealed how Light Blues completed £250,000 new signing on private jet in Paris in the middle of the night.

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